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Media Life: Auburn’s Rest of the Best revealed

The Auburn Journal readers have spoken with their list of Best of the Best favorites. The Journal has bestowed its awards. But it’s hard to move on without filling in some ga ...

Media Life: Huell Howser, Auburn bridge forever linked via web

  The late, great Huell Howser had a way of tapping into some kind of deep-seated desire by Californians to identify with the state’s disparate points of pride - large, ...

Media Life: Newcastle night spot on track for rebirth

    Mike Antuzzi can reel off the various incarnations of a cavernous, near-empty brick building that is now filled from weathered floorboards to pressed-tin ceiling wi ...

Media Life: Leigh Stephens records new homage to rock-guitar instrumentals

    Auburn resident Leigh Stephens has returned to the studio and emerged with a new recording that moves the music further forward – and further away from the Bl ...

Media Life:End of line for Auburn’s Pappy’s restaurant

The average lifespan of an American eatery is about seven years. Pappy’s Restaurant at the Victorian Village along Highway 49 in Auburn has stood the test of time, trend and ...

Media Life: New Year’s TV celebration finally gets California vibe

  AUBURN CA - It’s always been a trifle surreal to stay up late and then watch the good folks gathered in New York’s Times Square thousands of miles away help bri ...

Media Life: Epic Brazil journey for Placer High grad survives first leg

  AUBURN CA - A little bushier in the beard and a little thinner in the torso, Auburn’s Aaron Chervenak has been trekking and paddling his way for the past six weeks or ...

Media Life: Lance Armstrong a Hall of Famer or Shamer?

AUBURN CA - While Nike is jumping off the Lance Armstrong bandwagon and the cycling community has made the seven-time Tour de France winner a pariah after a massive doping report, ...

Media Life: Auburn’s hometown links come from near and far

It’s always interesting to hear from readers after putting your heart and soul into a Media Life column. Such was the case this past week when Alice Olguin took the time to send ...

Media Life: Lost 1950s best-seller, movie boast Auburn characters, settings

AUBURN CA - When your Auburn grandfather is the thinly veiled subject of a book that turns into a best-seller and then a major motion picture, is it too much of a stretch to get th ...

Media Life: Placer ag gets cooking on new TV food show

AUBURN CA - Placer County’s farm bounty could soon be getting some wider exposure if Auburn’s leading locavore has her way. Joanne Neft took the opportunity this week during a ...

Media Life: ‘Ghost train’ due to materialize on historic bridge

AUBURN CA - Things are going to get eerily historic soon on the Mountain Quarries Railroad Bridge. Plans are to use some temporary railroad tracks to position a 30,000-pound, oil- ...

Media Life: 1960s classic TV, where are you?

AUBURN CA - Get ready for a time-tunnel experience that would put any cheesy Irwin Allen TV series to shame. Some of the classic, all-time series featuring a galaxy of mid-century ...

Media Life: Old Town Auburn provides inspiration for author's new novel

Georgetown?s Denes McIntosh finds Tsuda eatery perfect place to pen ?Wilderness;? Auburn?s Clark Ashton Smith joins Verne, Steinbeck on list of noted authors who write about Auburn ...

Media Life: American River canyon featured in new book

AUBURN CA - Local history is firing on all eight cylinders in a new, picture-packed book about the American River canyon. ?American River Canyon,? by Rodi Lee and Michael Lynch, of ...